Anna D. Shapiro Archive

Congratulations to the Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alumni and faculty members highlighted in Newcity‘s “Players 2018: The Fifty People Who Really Perform for Chicago.” Published January 4, 2018, the Newcity Stage feature by Kevin Greene saluted 50 influential...
The Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department‘s blog “The Green Room” has chronicled the professional activities of our talented and accomplished alumni, faculty, and students over the past year. We covered news as it poured in not only from Chicago but...
The Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department is proud to congratulate Steppenwolf Theatre Company and its artistic director — Columbia College Chicago alum Anna D. Shapiro ’90, HDR ’15 — for being named “Best Established Theatre Company” in the Chicago...
David Cromer
Nationally acclaimed theatre director David Cromer, a former Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department student and faculty member, will be an honoree and speaker at the 2017 Columbia College Chicago commencement. Cromer will speak to graduating seniors from the Theatre, Dance,...
Caroline Neff
Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alum Caroline Neff ’07, a graduate of the Theatre Department’s BA Program in Acting, is featured in Steppenwolf Theatre Company‘s world premiere production of Linda Vista, by Tracy Letts. Neff and Letts are both...
Obie Award-winning theatre director David Cromer, a former Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department student and faculty member now based in New York, will return to Chicago for a one-night-only reading of the classic Thornton Wilder drama Our Town, which he directed...
The Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department‘s blog “The Green Room” has chronicled the professional activities of our talented and accomplished alumni, faculty, and students over the past year. We covered news as it poured in not only from Chicago but...
Joanie Schultz (Photo: Joe Mazza)
Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alumna Joanie Schultz has been named Artistic Director of the WaterTower Theatre in Addison, Texas, just north of Dallas. Schultz, a graduate of the Theatre Department’s theatre directing program, begins her new position January 1,...
Anna D. Shapiro
Columbia College Chicago alum Anna D. Shapiro ’90, artistic director of Chicago’s internationally acclaimed Steppenwolf Theatre Company, will direct the opening production of the troupe’s 41st season — the world premiere of Visiting Edna, by Tony Award-winning playwright David Rabe. Shapiro, who...
The Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department is proud that two theatres headed by Columbia College Theatre alums were ranked tops in the “Best of Chicago 2016” poll published in the June 23, 2016, edition of the Chicago Reader, the...